Join the CSNA Board

Central Street Neighbors Association has an active and committed Board of Directors whose role is to govern the realization of our mission: to promote the social welfare of the Central Street neighborhood and the larger Evanston community within which the neighborhood thrives and with whom it interacts.

The Board meets monthly to plan events such as our community forums, to monitor activities within the neighborhood and the city which impact our mission, and to determine policies and procedures. Board terms are two years each with options for renewal.

We need the endeavoring who will adopt our mission and who will reflect the diverse perspectives of our members, our neighborhood. and the wider community in which we live.

If you or anyone you know is interested in finding out more about becoming a Board member ...

please contact any current officer or Board member
or contact CSNA at

Why Join the Board?

  • Meet new people
  • Make a difference - let your opinions be heard
  • Stay on top of what is going on in the neighborhood and the city

Expectations of Board Members

  • Serve actively for the duration of your term
  • Attend Board meetings (live or via Web meeting)
  • Review Board meeting materials in advance and fully participate in meetings
  • Assist in planning, publicizing and/or producing one or more CSNA events during the year and attend CSNA events when possible
  • Be informed about issues impacting the city of Evanston and the Central Street neighborhood
  • Serve as a positive representative of CSNA’s mission and values
  • Assist in the recruitment of new members of CSNA and the Board

Monthly Board meetings are typically one to two hours on the first Wednesday of each month. Board member time contributions to our events vary but are generally not more than a few hours per event, three to four times per year.